iModeler Aviation

Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

Random thoughts on Japanese colors. The Japanese A6M Zero…Part 1

Japanese A6M Zero Colors.......... Part 1 I recently posted a similar article to this one about WW2 Japanese Aviation colors. It was not completely prepared so I removed the original posting. This is along the same line as my original inte[...]

Tamiya 1/48 Fw 190D-9

Hello friends, this time one of my favorite WWII German fighters, FW 190 "dora 9". With camouflage and markings from "defense of the reich" units, some wear and weathering, the final result pleased me a lot ... always improving, always. The Tami[...]

HobbyBoss 1/72 P-40 B/C – finished

Good day! Model series is easy kit. Very weak detailing, so many homemade parts. Cockards and alphabetic codes infused with paint through a stencil. The model depicts the aircraft No. 250 Sgn., 262 Wing, Desert Air Force, RAF, 1942 Flown by Fln.[...]

1/48 JA-37 Saab Viggen

Just finished my Viggen This is a Tarangus Kit . Very nice, Only added A resin seat from CMK. Painted with Modelmaster paints and did some highlights and and fade also used pencil on panel lines. Please enjoy the photos.

Fiat G.50bis – SBS Models – 1/72

My first resin kit, a little gem I guess, the next one will be better 😉. Highly recommended to all those fans of Regia Aeronautica.

Very early RB-57E Patrica Lynn Canberra

Hello all, This is my attempt at producing an accurate 1/72 scale rendition on the RB-57E. For many years the Italeri B-57 was regarded as the best option but unfortunately the kit is deeply flawed, the issues are too many to go into here, but s[...]

1/48 Tamiya Spitfire (new)

The new Spit Mk. I from Tamiya. External parts: XTRADECAL, Eduard Spit Mk.IX elevators, Uschi v.d. Rosten antenna wire and Eduard exhausts. The RAF Dark Earth is way too light, I know, but that was my deliberate decision. The wiring is wrong. Th[...]

1/48 Dragon Ju 188E Racher

Here is my latest build, Dragon 1/48 Ju 188E Racher Kit #5518. First released in 1994 and maybe 2 other times since, it is a rare kit to find and not too common to see built up. Dragon got a lot of mileage of their Ju 88 series of kits, this [...]

J35 Draken 1/144 (F-Toys + Shelf Oddity)

This is F-Toys gashapon kit, stripped of the paint and repainted using Vallejo and Hataka Blue Line paints. It also served as test article for prototyping the PE set (see Shelf Oddity stuff). F-Toys kits are absolute gems. I've seen many of th[...]

1/48 Zvezda Lavockin La-5

Eskadrilya Valeriy Chklov of 11 GIAP, winter 1942/43. Cockpit enhanced with Eduard photo etch parts. Akan paints used over all surfaces including cockpit. White distemper paint was sprayed using the "salt" technique. Aerial wires done with st[...]